Fire crews fighting mud for Cochno Stone archaeologists

Started by gash, September 16, 2016, 09:51:35 am

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Archaeologists excavating 5,000-year-old carvings have drafted in help from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

Students from the University of Glasgow have spent the past week removing hundreds of tonnes of mud from the Cochno Stone at Faiffley in Clydebank.

Now a fire crew has been brought in to wash mud from the sandstone slab, which is covered with dozens of Neolithic cup and ring marks.

Read more  : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-37340378
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